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    Generator Hostel Dublin

    28 Smithfield Street, Dublin 7, Ireland
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    04/06/2017 05/06/2017
    1 room
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      2 adults
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          USD 169*
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          Overview
          • Excellent42%
          • Very good36%
          • Average12%
          • Poor5%
          • Terrible2%
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          “bunk beds” (49 reviews)
          “power points” (16 reviews)
          Free Wifi
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          Reviewed 3 July 2016 via mobile

          Stayed for one night while visiting Dublin. Staff very friendly. Bar and lounge area huge and very cool. Good bar and selection on taps. They offer free tours of the city in the mornings. Sheets & towel very clean. Bathroom in the shared room spotless....More

          Thank Endri T
          Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Delighted to hear you enjoyed your stay and thank you for all the positive comments. We hope to welcome you back to Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager

          Reviewed 30 June 2016

          Stayed here for one of Irelands games, was easily the best hostel I've stayed in in Dublin, it looked more like a hotel, there was 6 of us so we had a private room with en suite bathroom, I'd never stay in a hotel in...More

          Thank Jasonor87
          Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay with us and we hope to see you back again for another visit. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager

          Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

          Stayed here with 2 friends. Located next to Jameson Distillery. Out of the main tourist area. Very clean with a great urban vibe. Lobby and bar area very inviting and fun. Rooms were spacious and clean with bunks. Great for an inexpensive stay with friends....More

          1  Thank Rebecca G
          Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Great to hear you enjoyed your stay and that you would definitely return. See you soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager

          Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

          Stayed for 3 nights. Impressive hostel. Staff very friendly and helpful. Awesome interior. Cool bar and social area. The restaurant serves tasty food well worth a try! Burgers are supreme. Room was clean and well designed as was the bathroom. Great location for a weekend...More

          Thank JrHuck
          Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. Really glad to hear you enjoyed your stay so much and thank you for the recommendation. Hope to see you back in Dublin very soon. Kind regards Maureen Meegan Operations Manager

          Reviewed 27 June 2016

          My husband and I paid over $100 for a private room with a large bed, desk, closet/hanging space and full length mirror. We were given a room with bunk beds and a trash can. When we spoke to reception their response was that sometimes this...More

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          Response from GeneratorDublin1, Manager at Generator Hostel Dublin

          Dear Guest, Thank you for your recent review on the Generator Dublin. I understand your disappointment and I apologise this happened in the first place. We are urgently looking into a solution with our booking system so this doesn't happen again. If you are planning...More

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          • Laundry Service
          • Multilingual Staff
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          • USD 26 - USD 318 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
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          • Non-Smoking Rooms
          • Number of rooms
          • 106
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          Mark P
          hi,im travelling for just 1 day,never stopped in a hostel but it seems a cheap alternative,is it safe for a 58 yr old man to stop in
          21 April 2017|
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          Response from LilPiggyQT | Reviewed this property |
          Yeah, I don't see why not. It's like a hotel only your bed is in a dorm room setting. Think overnight camp. Just make sure you get a lock to lock your box under your bed up (since you obviously don't know anyone else in the... More
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          Graham C
          can you drink alcohol in the rooms?
          9 March 2017|
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          Response from GregWozza | Reviewed this property |
          We did, there isn't any information given that states otherwise
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          Tenerife_Mad
          Does it have a safe deposit box so your money is secure
          7 September 2016|
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          Response from YourMemory | Reviewed this property |
          Under your bed there is a storageroom you can close off with a lock. I don't know if you can get a lock at the desk, but you can bring one yourself :)
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